healthy fats

Healthy Fats: Why You Need to Eat More and Where to Get Them

Is it true that a diet consisting mostly of cheeseburgers and fried chicken will significantly increase your risk of dying early? Well, technically, yes. While saturated fats aren’t the only reason, they’re a big contributor. Especially if you’re not eating enough healthy fats — found in a variety of foods, like nuts, fish, and plants. […]

Sugar Addiction: Why It Happens and How to Quit

No matter what, you can’t seem to silence your sweet tooth. You always opt for dessert, even when your meal has left you stuffed. To you, anytime is snack time — and snack time is just another excuse to reach for something sugar-coated. If this sounds a lot like your relationship with sweets, you might […]

The Mediterranean Diet: Why It Works and How to Get Started

When you think of going on a diet, you probably start to worry about how hungry and bored you’re going to be while following a plan. Yet all the experts are saying this diet or that program will help you lose weight, burn fat, and keep your heart in excellent shape. What’s so great about […]

The Mayo Clinic Diet: What It Is and How to Succeed

You’re about a diet away from giving up. Nothing ever works. Every time you try to eat healthy and start exercising, the whole thing falls apart. One doughnut, and it’s all over. Again. Losing weight, eating right, exercising — it’s all too much. But it doesn’t have to be. If you’re feeling burned out and […]

Have you ever tried coconut butter? Discover the top 6 reasons why you should + lots of delicious recipes.

Coconut Butter: Everything You Need to Know

If you have a craze for all things coconut as much as I do, you’re probably familiar with coconut butter. Or, maybe you’ve seen jars of the creamy, whitish coconut product at the grocery store. But do you know what sets coconut oil and coconut butter apart? How about the health benefits of coconut butter? […]

Most Addictive Foods and How to Treat the Addiction

For you, going back for seconds at dinnertime is never enough. Not a snack session goes by that doesn’t involve entire bags or boxes of food “disappearing.” Day and night, it seems, all you can think about is food. The question claws at the back of your mind as you reach into the refrigerator, again: […]

Understanding Vitamins & Their Health Benefits (+ How They Work)

We hear a lot about vitamins and how important they are to things like immunity. Vitamins A, B, C, D, E and K are essential nutrients that need to be consumed every day to maintain body function through healthy cells, nerves, skin and tissues. This guide explains why you need each of these vitamins, what foods to […]

Some of the worst processed foods out there are foods you eat on a regular basis.

Worst Processed Foods You Can Eat (and What to Eat Instead)

Do you know how much of the food you eat every day is processed? According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, over half of the average American’s daily calories comes from highly processed food. All food goes through some form of processing — even vegetables from farms are washed and sorted. The more processing […]

A Guide To Good & Bad Oils (Which Should You Choose & When?)

Whether you’re frying a piece of fish, drizzling it on a salad, or using it as a binding agent when baking, oil has a number of uses. While all oils make food taste great, the reality is, some oils are healthy and some are not. We take an in-depth look at some of the best […]

Whether you're lactose intolerant or you're avoiding dairy to improve your health, these dairy-free recipes will make you look forward to meal time!

25 Indulgent Dairy-Free Recipes You Need To Try

Whether you’re one of the estimated 30-50 million Americans who suffers from lactose intolerance or you’re trying to avoid dairy as a way to improve your overall health, the following 25 indulgent dairy-free recipes will make you look forward to meal time! Why Would Someone Ditch Dairy? Along with better digestive health, ditching dairy has […]